Internet Providers in Jenkintown, PA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Jenkintown, PA
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.49

Internet Access in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

Data on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. Our data also includes direct provider reports and other private data to enhance that information. Plan and pricing information is collected through our data science team. To date, we've analyzed 362 Internet plans for Jenkintown since 2014. Speed test averages shown here for Jenkintown is based on the 7,214 speed tests analyzed in the listings below.

Looking at broadband network options, Cable, DSL, and even fiber have strong coverage in the Jenkintown area. Fiber service is generally the best option. Fiber has a practically one hundred percent footprint in Jenkintown.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

XFINITY from Comcast and Verizon Fios also have coverage in Jenkintown, often competing for the same customers.

Overall, the competition between ISPs in Jenkintown isn't high (2.54 providers available in the average census block). It isn't much, but it's sufficient to create competition around price and service quality that benefits consumer living in well-wired parts of the city.

  • There are 16 internet providers in Jenkintown with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Jenkintown is the 596th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Glenside and Abington, but behind Wyncote, Cheltenham, and Elkins Park.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Jenkintown: Rockledge
  • The fastest zip code in Jenkintown for April 2021 is 19046. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.9% Availability in Jenkintown - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Jenkintown - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Jenkintown - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Jenkintown

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Jenkintown is the 596th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Glenside and Abington, but behind Wyncote, Cheltenham, and Elkins Park.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 7,000 people in Montgomery County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Jenkintown have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 100% of Jenkintown residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 19046 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Jenkintown.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Montgomery County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Internet for Educational Purposes in Jenkintown

Economic development reports routinely identify a increasing correlation between internet service availability and improved schooling. At the college level, home Internet access is practically a requirement as colleges including Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington adapt online systems to manage student work. Conveniently for students living near campus, fiber has high availability with a 93.72 percent footprint in the zip around Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington. Fiber has strong coverage with a 93.72 percent footprint in the zip code. Looking at 7,214 speed tests recorded in the past annum at areas within two miles of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington campus, performance averages are close to 107.16 Mbps — considerably above the minimum connection speed needed for viewing video and interfacing with hosted or communication platforms.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Jenkintown

Data collected by our market research team suggests that common providers in the area use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers insist data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Internet access in Jenkintown neighborhoods

Jenkintown Broadband information is available for these specific local communities: Rockledge.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Jenkintown

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 37.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 6.0%+ 50 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 3.6%+ 6 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 2.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Telesystem Fiber 1.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
Global Cloud Xchange Copper 0.4%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Jenkintown to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Jenkintown 107.2 Mbps 5 $0.12 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +308.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +11.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +20.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +20.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )